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    Canada sending military trainers to train Ukrainian troops, joining US and British efforts
    Apr14

    Canada sending military trainers to train Ukrainian troops, joining US and British efforts

    Canada will send 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain in an effort to shore up the eastern European country’s battered forces. …read more Source: FOX...

    Canada to train Ukrainian combat troops
    Apr14

    Canada to train Ukrainian combat troops

    OTTAWA – Canada will send 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain in an international effort to shore up the eastern European country’s battered and bloodied combat forces. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced the long-anticipated move Tuesday at National Defence headquarters. The...

    Canada rushing 200 troops to Ukraine to help counter ‘Putin regime’s ongoing aggression,’ Stephen Harper says
    Apr14

    Canada rushing 200 troops to Ukraine to help counter ‘Putin regime’s ongoing aggression,’ Stephen Harper says

    Ottawa — Canada will send 200 troops to Ukraine for the next two years to help train military forces in that country, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday. Harper made the announcement at National Defence Headquarters and was joined by Defence Minister Jason Kenney and Gen. Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff. The development was...

    Canada expected to train Ukrainian soldiers
    Apr14

    Canada expected to train Ukrainian soldiers

    Canada preparing to join U.S. and British in training Ukrainian troops …read more Source:...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks
    Apr14

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

    Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine reported overnight despite Ukraine-Russia talks …read more Source:...

    Don’t Underestimate NATO, German Minister Says on Baltic Visit
    Apr14

    Don’t Underestimate NATO, German Minister Says on Baltic Visit

    Germany’s defense minister said on Tuesday that nobody should underestimate NATO’s rapid response capacity, which has been ratcheted up in response to worries about Russia’s military ambitions after its actions in Ukraine. Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen said in Russia’s neighbor Estonia, whose president fears the...

    Canada to join U.S. effort to train Ukrainian troops
    Apr14

    Canada to join U.S. effort to train Ukrainian troops

    Canada will send 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain in an international effort to shore up the eastern European country’s battered and bloodied combat forces. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced the long-anticipated move Tuesday at National Defence headquarters. The troops...

    The world sees Putin as the most influential person
    Apr14

    The world sees Putin as the most influential person

    The man who launched the internet into a frenzy after a mysterious 10-day absence, illegally annexed the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea, engineered a civil war in Ukraine, and just solid advanced missile systems to Iran has been voted the world’s most influential person by TIME readers. Russian President Vladimir Putin holds the indisputable...

    IMF sees global economy steady; Japan, Europe improve
    Apr14

    IMF sees global economy steady; Japan, Europe improve

    Washington (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that the Japanese and European economies were picking up pace as it stuck to its forecast for moderate global growth this year and next.The IMF trimmed its outlook for the United States but said the country would remain the driver of world output in 2015 and 2016 while many...

    Canada to send military troops to Ukraine as trainers: Harper
    Apr14

    Canada to send military troops to Ukraine as trainers: Harper

    Canada will send 200 troops to Ukraine for the next two years to help train military forces in that country, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday. Harper made the announcement at National Defence Headquarters and was joined by Defence Minister Jason Kenney and Gen. Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff. The development was the latest...